The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

In this post we’re going to study the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. You can find that parable in Luke 18:9-14. The Audience (Luke 18:9) Luke 18:9 tells us for whose sake the Lord Jesus Christ spoke this parable. So, that’s the audience. That’s whom Jesus is speaking to. He’s addressing the kind of person who: 1)…

A Summary of Jeremiah 7 – 20

Jeremiah 7–10 | Disobedience Outweighs External Devotion Jeremiah 7-10 have God proclaiming that Judah’s Disobedience Far Outweighs Their External Religious Devotion. God makes it clear to Judah through Jeremiah that he’s not interested in religious exercises without true obedience. He will destroy the Temple and exile Judah if they continue their unrepentant idolatry and falsehood. And…